2020 Product of the Year Winners

PRINTING United Alliance is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Product of the Year competition. The winning products — all available for sale in 2020 — rose to the top of a field of more than 200 entries in 85 categories! 

Category TitleWinning CompanyEntry Title
Digital PressPrintwareiJetColor by Printware - Pigment Based Digital Inkjet Press
Direct to Garment Printers (black shirt)OmniPrint International IncCheetah
Direct to Garment Printers (white shirt)OmniPrint International IncFREEJET 330TX PLUS
RTR Dye Sublimation on MetalEPSONEpson SureColor F6370
RTR Solvent/Latex (over 80 in.)Mutoh America IncMutoh VJ-2638X
RTR Solvent/Latex (under 80 in.)Mutoh America IncMutoh XPJ-1641SR
RTR UV (over 80 in.)AGFA Agfa Oberon RTR3300
RTR UV (under 80 in.)Mutoh America IncMutoh VJ-1638UR
RTR Dye Sublimation on Textile ($50K-$100K)EPSONEpson SureColor F10070
RTR Dye Sublimation on Textile (more than $100K)Durst Image Technology US LLC (Durst US)Durst Rhotex 325
RTR Dye Sublimation on Textile (under $50K)Mutoh America IncMutoh XPJ-1682WR
RTR/hybrid/flatbed new technologyStratojet USA Inc. (Strategic Printing Solution Inc.)StratoJet Falcon with AG System
Tabletop Flatbed (Industrial/Small Item Decoration)Mutoh America IncMutoh XPJ-661UF
UV Hybrid/Flatbed High Volume Production ClassAGFA Agfa Jeti Tauro H3300 LED
UV/Latex Flatbed ($100K - $200K)Vanguard Digital Printing SystemsVKM600T-HS
UV/Latex Flatbed ($200K - $500K)HP IncHP Latex R2000 Plus Printer
UV/Latex Flatbed (under $100K)Vanguard Digital Printing SystemsVR5D
UV/Latex Flatbed (under $70K)LogoJETUVx90R by LogoJET, Inc.
UV/Latex Flatbed + White ($100K - $200K) HP IncHP Latex R1000 Plus Printer
UV/Latex Flatbed + White ($200K - $500K) Vanguard Digital Printing SystemsVKM300D-HS
UV/Latex Hybrid (more than $500K)Durst Image Technology US LLC (Durst US)Durst Rho 2500
UV/Latex Hybrid1 ($100-$500K)HP IncHP Latex R Printer Series - HP Latex R2000 Plus and HP Latex R1000 Plus
UV/Latex Hybrid1 (under $100K)Mutoh America IncMutoh VJ-1638UH
3D PrintersMimaki USA IncMimaki 3DUJ-553
Automation Equipment (print/post-print)Canon Solutions AmericaCanon UVgel Wallpaper Factory
Automation Equipment packaging (post-print)ROQ USROQ Automated Packaging & Labeling
Die Cutting EquipmentCWT Worktools USALSTMAX Digital Die Cutting System
Digital Inks - Industrial and PackagingKodakKODAK PROSPER Packaging Inks and Film Optimizer Agent
Digital Inks - Solvent/Eco-Solvent/LatexRoland DGA CorporationEco-Solvent Ink
Digital Inks - UVCanon Solutions AmericaCanon UVgel 460
Digital Inks/Toner - Textile (small format <24")SawgrassSawgrass SubliJet UHD Sublimation Ink
Digital/Screen Print Hybrid Printing SystemsThe M&R CompaniesDS-4000TM Digital Squeegee® Hybrid Printing System
Display/Exhibit HardwareBirttani Display IncZona - The Specialty Sign Display Stand
DTG - Pre-press (sprayers/dryers)ColDesi, IncPTM OneStep Pretreat and Cure
Laminates, Adhesives, Films, CoatingsDrytacProtac AMP
Laminators (roll-to-roll)Royal Sovereign International IncSigmont 65H
Lasers/Routers/Cutters 4'x8' or largerElitron America Inc.Kombo TH with Custom Cutting
Lasers/Routers/Cutters 4'x8' or smallerCWT Worktools USACWT APEX Digital Cutting System
Media - Adhesive Back (not vinyl)DrytacPolar Street FX
Media - Adhesive Back vinyl3M Commercial Solutions3M(tm) Wrap Film Series 2080
Media - Dye Sublimation rigid materialChromaLuxeChromaLuxe Textured Metal Prints
Media - Dye Sublimation transfer paperSawgrassSawgrass True Pix CLASSIC Sublimation Media
Media - FilmsNekoosaSign-Ad® Opaque
Media - Heat Transfer Material, CuttableSiser North AmericaSiser® SparkleTM
Media - Heat Transfer Material, PrintableB-FLEX AmericaFIVEBFPRINT01
Media - Non-PVCDrytacSpotOn SynTac Floor
Media - Rigid / SyntheticUltraflex Systems IncAcryliFlex
Media - Special Effect Heat Transfer Material, CuttableSTAHLS'STAHLS' CAD-CUT® Soft Foam
Media - Textile - ApparelTVFRepreve T-Shirt Jersey
Media - Textile - BannerTVFDeko-Tex 7048AMPGFS
Media - Textile - CanvasTVFOlympic Heavy Linen
Media - Textile - DraperyTVFYellowstone
Media - Textile - FlagTVF5 Meter Flag 6043KFL
Media - Textile - Framing Systems (backlit)Fisher TextilesGF33 Prime Backlit 
Media - Textile - Framing Systems (frontlit)TVFTsunami-Stretch Polyester
Media - Textile - Tablecloth and LinenTVFPoly Linen
Media - Textile - Traditional Wall CoveringTVFRainier
Media - Textile - Upholstery FabricTVFGlacier
Media - Textile - Wall Covering peel/stickUltraflex Systems IncFabriTac
Screen Printing - Automatic Garment PressThe M&R CompaniesCOBRATM Automatic Screen Printing Press
Screen Printing - DryersLawson Screen & Digital ProductsLawson Digi-Star Elite Conveyor Dryer
Screen Printing - Manual Garment PressHIX CorporationHIX GT 6/6 Rotary Floor Printer
Screen Printing - Post-Press (Clean and Reclaim)ROQ USLotus Holland EVO Compact Auto Screen Reclaim
Screen Printing - Pre-press (Exposure/Imaging)SAATI Americas CorpSAATI LTS 8012 Direct Laser CtS Unit
Software - Color EnhancementGMG AmericasGMG ColorCard
Software - RIPDurst Image Technology US LLC (Durst US)Durst Group - Durst Workflow +
Software - Workflow/MIS/CRMDurst Image Technology US LLC (Durst US)Durst / Lift Software - Lift ERP
Software - Web-based Design, Personalization or Product BuildingEFIEFI MarketDirect PackCentral
Spectrophotometer DevicesX-Rite PantoneX-Rite i1Pro 3 Plus with i1iO3 
Sublimation FinishingHIX CorporationHIX SubliPro Conveyer Mug Oven
Textile - Finished Garment AccessoriesTerry TownWaffle Weave Shower Curtain - SHWC03 
Textile - Finished Garment BlendsTerry TownTextured Quilted Blanket - DP1801  
Textile - Finished Garment SyntheticTerry TownRecycled Polyester Blanket- DPR101